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Cover Story - March 14, 2014

California Avenue project's costs grow

City Council bullish on streetscape project, sees long-term benefits

by Gennady Sheyner

Recent history has demonstrated that both deadlines and cost estimates for large construction projects can be frustratingly fungible in Palo Alto. The city's Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, when completed, will be more than two years behind schedule and millions of dollars over the budget Palo Alto officials had in mind when they awarded the bid in 2010.

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Posted by test
a resident of Green Acres
on Mar 14, 2014 at 8:22 am

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Posted by musical
a resident of Palo Verde
on Mar 14, 2014 at 2:07 pm

Fungible?


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